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Process

Projection

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Symphysis

Growing together, where 2 bones meet

2

Fossa

Shallow depression

3

Foramen

Hole; perforation

4

Canal

Tubular passage

5

Facet

Small articular area

6

Trochlea

Spool shaped articular surface

7

Condyle

Polished or rounded articular surface

8

Epicondyle

Elevation above or proximal to condyle

9

Eminence

Low convexity

10

Protuberance,tubercle

Bump, larger than eminence

11

Spine

Pointed projection or sharp process

12

Crest

Ridge or border

13

Head

Enlarged round end of a long bone

14

Neck

Constriction of bone near its head

15

Body

Broadest or longest mass of bone